1869 20 March/ 1 april
(all values  also on yellow paper +100%)
Numbers are Michel. T1, T2 means main subtype.
P1, P2 means first edition, second edition.
x means thick paper, y means thin paper, z means yellow paper
Types

Forgeries

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courtesy Heinrich Koehler
5 B yellow
P1 yellow
pale yellow
orange yellow
P2 orange
dark orange,
dark redorange,
orange red,
ochre
orange on yellow paper,
dark orange on yellow paper
P2y orange on thin paper
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P. Dica collection
10 B blue
P1 blue
P1y blue on thin paper
P1a ultramarine
blue, ultramarine,
ultramarine-blue,
light blue,
azur blue,
green-blue,
dark green-blue,
dark blue,
dark blue on yellow paper
P2 indigo blue
indigo blue on yellow paper
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Left: First printing - blue   
Right: Second printing - indigo
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P. Dica collection
15 B red
P1 carmine
carmine,
pink,
carmine pink,
pale pink,
red,
bright red,
scarlet red,
pale red,
orange red
P2 brick red
brick red,
brick red on yellow paper,
pink-red,
purple red,
carmine red,
carmine red on yellow paper,
vermilion
y red (different) thin paper
       on vertically striped paper
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Left: First printing - carmine  Right: Second printing - brick red

flaw: inverted N in CINCI

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P. Dica collection
25 B yellow & blue  
P1 yellow and blue
dark blue/yellow,
pale ultramarine/yellow,
cobolt blue/yellow,
pale ultramarine/orange-yellow,
pale cobolt blue/orange-yellow
P2 orange and blue
dark cobolt blue/orange,
dark blue/pale orange,
green/orange,
pale green-ultramarine/yellow-orange, greyblue/orange-yellow,
light cobolt blue/orange-yellow, ultramarine-cobolt/bright yellow-orange,
blue/redorange, cobolt/redorange,
dark ultramarine/redorange,
blue/orangred,
cobolt blue/bright orange red, bluegreen/red-ochre,
milky ultramarine/brown-ochrered and pink, but also pink-red and red-pink
P2y orange and blue thin paper
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Left: First printing -yellow frame
Right: Second printing -Orange frame
Big retouch at neck

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Roberto Sciaky collection, stanps
Roberto Sciaky collection, covers

P. Dica collection
50 B blue & carmine  
P1 light blue and carmine
light blue and carmine,
light blue and red
P2 blue and red
blue/red,
blue/light red,
blue/dark red,
blue/lilac-red,
greenblue/red,
dark blue/red,
indigo/red,
indigo/lilac-red,
On yellow paper: dark blue/red, indigo/red, indigo/lilac-red
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Left: First printing - light blue
Right: Second printing - blue
Flaw at neck
Flaw: 6inci deci courtesy Dusan Sp´┐Żla

Mr Dan N Dobrescu: 
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Roberto Sciaky collection
P. Dica collection